Pro-life supporters from all over the Valley gathered at Wesley Bolin Plaza Jan. 19 to protest the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion.
Like the good Samaritan, who stopped on the road to help a person in need, travelers along today's communication highways should offer support to those they encounter there, Pope Francis said.
Despite single-digit temperatures, thousands descended on Washington Jan. 22 to declare their opposition to abortion. Most of the red noses and chapped lips belonged to faces under 25.
A line in Pope Francis' first World Day of Communications' message revived the question of how Christians are called to both search for truth in others and proclaim the truth in Jesus Christ.
Younger women in religious life make up a mere sliver of the women in the religious-vocations picture. Being spread out among a host of different communities makes peer support even more difficult. Giving Voice, a peer-led organization of women religious, is using regular retreats and networking to change that. The latest retreat, held Jan. 17-19 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Monastery in west Phoenix, was aimed at women in their 20s and 30s.
A possible papal trip to South Korea for an Asian youth gathering in August is under consideration as are invitations to the Philippines and Sri Lanka, the Vatican spokesman said.
The divisions that exist among Christians are a source of pain and scandal, and damage the credibility and work of spreading the Gospel, Pope Francis said.
TEMPE — Ryan Hanning has been named assistant vice president for strategic partnerships and director of cultural advancement at the University of Mary’s site...
Pope Francis will meet with U.S. President Barack Obama at the Vatican March 27, the White House announced and the Vatican confirmed.
Mesa's first Catholic university opens its second semester Jan. 21. Students are returning for a second semester at Mesa's first Catholic university Jan. 21. Benedictine students found a values-based education enhanced their personal development and strenghtened their faith have one semester